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BPA update: working group to start reviewing new studies

A new EFSA working group of scientific experts will start evaluating recent toxicological data on the food contact material bisphenol A (BPA) this month. EFSA’s Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) will then re-assess the pot ...

04 September 2018
News

Call for data relevant to the hazard assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA)

Deadline:  15 October 2018 EFSA-Q-number: EFSA-Q-2018-00221 Published: 09/03/2018 Deadline for registering interest: 30/06/2018 Deadline for submission of data: 31/08/2018 Updated deadline: 15/10/2018 Background Bisphenol A (BPA) is an authorised chemical ...

09 March 2018
Consultation

Bisphenol A (BPA) hazard assessment protocol

To ensure an efficient, transparent and methodologically rigorous re-assessment of the safety for consumers of bisphenol A (BPA), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has undertaken the task to develop a protocol detailing a priori the approach and m ...

21 December 2017
Technical report

BPA plan ready for new EFSA assessment in 2018

Feedback from a public consultation has helped EFSA to finalise the strategy for its next re-evaluation of the toxicity of bisphenol A (BPA). A “scientific protocol” that transparently details upfront the scope, methodology and information needs before th ...

14 December 2017
News

Workshop on bisphenol A (BPA) hazard assessment protocol

Background On 30 June 2017, EFSA launched an online public consultation on its draft protocol for the hazard assessment of bisphenol A, in line with EFSA’s policy on openness and transparency. This draft protocol details upfront the approach and methodolo ...

14 September 2017
Brussels

BPA Immunotoxicity

This statement addresses a request to EFSA from the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport to assess the impact of recent evidence underlying the conclusions of the 2016 RIVM report on the t-TDI for BPA of 4 μg/kg bw per day set by EFSA in 2015. The ...

13 October 2016
Statement

Bisphenol A: new immune system evidence useful but limited

New data confirm EFSA’s previous conclusion that bisphenol A (BPA) might affect the immune system in animals, but the evidence is too limited to draw any conclusions for human health. Following a request from the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Spor ...

13 October 2016
News

BPA update: experts start immunotoxicity review

EFSA has set up a working group of international experts to evaluate new scientific evidence on the potential effects of bisphenol A (BPA) on the immune system. The experts will follow up a first discussion this week with a two-day meeting later in the su ...

20 June 2016
News

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